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Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Islamic Finance

Mergers & Acquisitions


Partner and Co-Founder, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners


Fikri commenced his legal practice in Indonesia in 1992, and in 1994 graduated from Cornell Law School (Ithaca, New York), having earlier attended the University of Indonesia. With his extensive knowledge, incisive insights and practical hands-on approach, he is widely recognised as a leading lawyer in the banking and finance, M&A, corporate/debt restructuring, project finance and capital market arenas.


• LL.M, Cornell Law School (Ithaca, New York)
• LLB, University of Indonesia

Lawyer Rankings

Indonesia > Tax

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners acts for domestic and international companies, as well as high-net-worth individuals, on both contentious and non-contentious tax matters, with demonstrable experience representing clients in appeals to the Tax Court and judicial review submissions to the Supreme Court. Ahmad Fikri Assegaf and Nazly Parlindungan Siregar are key practitioners, while former practice head Muslimin Damanhuri left for an in-house role at Deloitte Touche Solutions in March 2022.

Indonesia > Corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Ahmad Fikri AssegafAssegaf Hamzah & Partners

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners is well versed in domestic and cross-border M&A deals and has strong competition and tax practices which it uses for support on transactions. As part of the Singaporean firm Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP’s Asia network, the firm is well positioned to handle regional and international deals and with a dedicated China desk, it capitalises on the strong flow of FDI coming into Indonesia from the country. Eko Basyuni heads the group and is experienced in joint ventures, competitive bids and private sales and disposals of private and publicly listed companies, while co-founder of the firm Ahmad Fikri Assegaf has notable experience in advising venture capital and private equity investors looking to invest in the Indonesian market. Managing partner Bono Daru Adji is also active in the team, as is foreign counsel Carol Lim, who has considerable experience in multijurisdictional transactions.

Indonesia > Capital markets

(Hall of Fame)

Ahmad Fikri Assegaf Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners handles high-value and high-profile capital markets deals for companies, underwriters, financial institutions, and investment banks, advising on domestic and international public and private debt and equity offerings. Practice head Putu Suryastuti has over 20 years’ experience of IPOs, secondary offerings and private placements, with a focus on the financial services, telecoms, aviation and manufacturing sectors. Managing partner Bono Daru Adji is also active in the team alongside co-founder Ahmad Fikri Assegaf, who has 25 years’ experience in capital markets transactions. Mohammad Renaldi Zulkarnain is experienced in commercial and securities regulation, and senior associate Astrid Widyakartika left in July 2021 for an in-house role at the Indonesia Investment Authority.

Indonesia > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Ahmad Fikri Assegaf Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners is part of the Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP Asia network and as such, is well placed to handle regional deals. The banking, finance and projects team advises on structured finance transactions, from simple secured or unsecured bilateral lending, through to multifaceted credit facilities. The team is also strong in the fintech arena, where it advises clients on regulatory and industry-related matters. Practice head Ibrahim Sjarief Assegaf counts foreign and domestic financial institutions, borrowers and sponsors among his clientele and is recommended for project finance work. Ahmad Fikri Assegaf is a co-founder of the firm and has notable experience in M&A, finance and Shariah finance issues; and Indira Yustikania is recommended for regulatory and transactional matters, with a focus on the fintech sector. Harun Ngantung and Tracy Tania were recently promoted to partner.